Bryann brymelvin at msn.com
Wed Mar 29 05:38:31 UTC 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "squareyes" <squareyes at internode.on.net>
To: "Ubuntu Help and User Discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 10:58 PM
Subject: /var/cache/aptarchives

> Hi all,
> does /var/cache/apt/archives get emptied automatically.
> I have been making copies of it to CD, went in to it this
> morning, only deb's I had installed in the last few days there.
> Everything else has dissappeared. Is this normal?
> many thanks in advance
> Take Care
> Winton
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Yes :

In synaptic: settings>preferences>Files

In Update Manager:

preferences>settings  and then under "Temporary Files"

found this out early here: Have 3 machines running Ubuntu and only have 33.6
dialup so every time I clean out I put everything on cd first.


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